Sunday, March 10, 2013
Grab your coat and flashlight to hunt for Easter eggs on the Novi Civic Center grounds.
Novi's annual Flashlight Egg Hunt has been scheduled for Friday, March 22 from 7:30-9 p.m. The City of Novi Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Department invites area children, ages 3-12, to bring a basket and flashlight to enjoy searching the Novi Civic Center lawn for goodie-filled eggs and prizes from Paradise Park, Novi Ice Arena, and Novi Youth Assistance. Children can also enjoy indoor activities including an inflatable bouncer, pictures with the bunny, an activity station, popcorn and sno-cones. Biggby Coffee will be on-hand with warm treats and Macaroni Kid of Novi will delight children with a special craft. The price, $8 for Novi residents and $10 for non-residents, is for each participating child. There is no charge for …
Friday, February 22, 2013
Here's what's happening in the Novi and Northville area Feb. 22-24.
Outdoorama and Cottage & Lakefront Living Show Where: Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi When: Friday 2-9:30 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pricing: $10 for adults, $4 for children ages 6-14, and children 5 and younger are admitted for free. Buy admission to either Outdoorama or the Cottage & Lakefront Show and get crossover admission to the other for free. Why Go: At Outdoorama you'll find outdoor related activities, seminars and features such as "Wildlife Encounters." Over at the Cottage & Lakefront Living Show, you'll find everything from realtors to furniture to boats. "Looking" Performances Where: Tipping Point Theatre in downtown Northville When: Friday 8 p.m., Saturday 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., and Sunday…
Friday, February 15, 2013
Here are some things to do in the Northville-Novi area Feb. 15-17, 2013.
Daddy Daughter Dances Where: Novi Civic Center When: Friday from 7-9 p.m. or Saturday from 7-9 p.m. Pricing: $14 per person for Novi residents and $17 for non-residents. Registration is another $5 at the door if space is still available. Why Go: Enjoy a night in Oz with dancing, refreshments and a chocolate fountain. Sportsfest Where: Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi When: Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Pricing: Admission is free. There is a one-time $10 donation fee for athlete autographs. All proceeds will benefit Beaumont Hospital and 97.1 The Ticket’s Student Heart Check Program. Parking is $5. Why Go: Fans can meet and get autographs from current and former Detroit Red Wings, Pistons, Tigers and Lions players. The event also has …
Friday, February 8, 2013
Here are some things to do in the Northville-Novi area Feb. 8-10, 2013.
RV Show Where: Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi When: Friday 2-9 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Pricing: $9 for adults and children 13 and older, $8 for seniors. Children ages 12 and younger are free. Why Go: Check out all types of recreation vehicles, including folding campers, motorhomes, travel trailers, truck campers and fifth wheel travel trailers. Kiddie Crafts Where: Novi Public Library When: Saturday 10:30-11 a.m. Pricing: Free Why Go: Toddlers and preschoolers will have the opportunity to create a work of art using their imaginations and the provided art supplies. Murder Mystery Tea Where: Mill Race Village in Northville When: Saturday at 1 p.m. Pricing: $30 Why Go: Enjoy an afternoon of laughter …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Here are some things to do in the Northville-Novi area on Feb. 1-3.
International Motorcycle Show Where: Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi When: Friday 3-8 p.m., Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pricing: $15 for adults and $6 for children ages 6-11. Children ages 5 and younger are free. Why Go: The largest motorcycle show series features the latest products and services, as well as the hottest new motorcycles, custom bikes, ATVs, scooters and more. Novi vs. Northville Basketball Games Where: Northville High School When: The girls play at 5:30 p.m., while the boys play at 7 p.m. Why Go: Show your school spirit at these rivalry games. First Friday Where: Art galleries in downtown Northville When: Friday 6-9 p.m. Pricing: Free Why Go: Browse the art galleries as they stay open …
Looking for something to do with the kids? Check out these upcoming events at Kensington.
“Basics of Ice Fishing,” Saturday, Feb. 2 and Saturday, Feb. 9 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. This program will give beginners a chance to learn about ice fishing, then wet a line! Fee: $5 for each person who is fishing. Bring ice fishing rods and dress for the weather (ice conditions permitting). A fishing license is required for those 17 years of age or older. Preregistration required. For ages 6 and older. “Chickadee Chowdown,” Sunday, Feb. 3 and Sunday, Feb. 10 at 2 p.m. In winter, a variety of songbirds will actually take sunflower seeds from your hands. Bird seed will be provided for this short walk along the nature trails. Fee: $3 per person. Preregistration required. This program is for all ages. “Get Off the Trail,” Saturday, Feb. 16 at 1…
Friday, January 25, 2013
Here's what's happening in the Novi-Northville area from Jan. 25-27, 2013.
Home Improvement Show Where: Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi When: Friday 2-9 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Pricing: $8 for adults and $7 for seniors. Children ages 12 and younger are free. Why Go: Browse exhibits in kitchen and bath interiors, windows and doors, flooring products, furniture, cabinetry and more. Disney's 'Shake It Up' Star Visits Where: Art Van in Novi When: Saturday noon to 1:30 p.m. Pricing: Free Why Go: Zendaya Coleman, who plays "Rocky," will greet her fans and sign photos. Blood Drive Where: Amerman Elementary School in Northville When: Saturday 9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Pricing: Free Why Go: Donate blood to help save lives! The blood drive is sponsored by Amerman's third grade brownie …
Friday, January 18, 2013
Here's everything you need to know from parking to hours to sculptors.
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Get rid of winter break boredom with these local activities.
Christmas is over, but the kids still have plenty of days left before going back to school. Patch is here to help! Here are some local places you can check out with the whole family to have a fun time during winter break:
Friday, December 14, 2012
Stop by to get a photo and shop for food made on the farm.
Santa is back at Maybury Farm in Northville this weekend. Children are welcome to bring their Christmas lists, and parents are welcome to bring their cameras to take photos. Santa will be in the Welcome Center on Saturday and Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. Cider and donuts will be available and the gift shop will be open. Jellies, jams, butters and honey from the farm will be available for purchase. Maybury asks that visitiors make a donation for admission that will go toward winter food for the animals. Did you get a photo with Santa? Share it on Patch by clicking "Upload Photos and Videos."